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Arenig Fawr from Arenig near Llyn Celyn (Route A)
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Photo from the walk - Arenig Fawr from Arenig near Llyn Celyn (Route A)

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Arenigs

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1855 feet / 562 metres

Time - 5 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

A walk to the summit of Arenig Fawr is a rewarding excursion in southern Snowdonia. Starting from Arenig near Llyn Celyn, the route offers excellent walking. Passing Llyn Arenig Fawr the ascent is relatively easy. Descent is over unpathed ground and good navigational skills are recommended. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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